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There is only one way to the cross

There is only one way to the cross

Author: John Parker
Tune: [There is only one way to the cross]
Published in 7 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 There is only one way to the cross,
One cross to which sinners may cling;
No other can save you from loss,
This only salvation can bring.

Refrain:
Then counting but loss,
The world and its dross,
Believing on Jesus,
Come kneel at the cross.

2 There is only one name under heaven,
By which you may ever attain
A hope to be heard and forgiven,
And brought to salvation again. [Refrain]

3 There is only one kingdom to win,
One home with the blood-washed above;
He'll help thee who died for thy sin;
Oh, fear not, but trust in his love. [Refrain]

Source: Calvary Songs #53

Author: John Parker

John Parker, born in England, immigrated to the United States about 1847 at the age of 22. He was a Methodist pastor, serving churches in New York and Vermont. He was a chaplain in the U.S. Army during the Civil War. He died in Asbury Park, New York in 1911. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Christian Advocate," Vol. 86, September 28, 1911, P. 1298 (6) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There is only one way to the cross
Author: John Parker
Refrain First Line: Then come kneel at the cross
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)
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Calvary Songs #53

Calvary Songs for Sunday School & Families. Words ed. #d187

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Echoes from Zion #22

International Singing Annual for Sabbath Schools #d67

Singing Annual for Sabbath Schools 1874 #d69

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Songs of Grace and Glory #58

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Winnowed Hymns #35

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